Appearance Alert!
MRC's Brent Bozell on FNC's Hannity, 10:40pm ET/PT Wednesday

Not Melodramatic at All

A lead editorial makes an oblique comparison between the "Iron Curtain" of Soviet Communism and a hypothetical fence to secure the U.S.-Mexico border.

The opening of Tuesday's lead editorial on border control, "Border Insecurity."


From San Diego on the Pacific to Brownsville on the Rio Grande, a steel curtain is descending across the continent. Behind it lies a nation so confused and conflicted by its immigration problems that it has decided to wall itself off and wait for things to fix themselves. This country once was a confident global magnet for an invigorating flow of immigrant workers and citizens-to-be. Now it is just hunkering.